Canoes: A Natural History in North America 11:00 am
Canoes: A Natural History in North America @ Great Falls Discovery Center
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – May 22 @ 12:00 pm
Canoes: A Natural History in North America Norman Sims and Mark Neuzil, authors of the beautifully illustrated book Canoes: A Natural History in North America, talk about the history and development of this singular American artifact, so little changed over time. Canoes, the people who made and used them, and changes in industrial and social issues, are part of the cultural history of both ancient and modern North America. Sponsored by the Connecticut River Watershed Council and DCR.
Exploded View performs River/Water 2:00 pm
Exploded View performs River/Water @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Exploded View performs River/Water Exploded View, a dynamic group of art, word, performance artists, present their new work, River/Water, and open a community art exhibit, Catch and Release. Exploded View members are local writers and artists Lea Banks, Edite Cunha, Candace Curran, Trish Crapo, Nina Rossi and Samantha Wood. The afternoon consists of the Exploded View performance, followed by a talk back, and opening reception with refreshments. Catch and Release is a show of river and water themed art by Western Mass artists.
The Nolumbeka Project presents A Day of Remembrance 10:00 am
The Nolumbeka Project presents A Day of Remembrance @ Great Falls Discovery Center
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Nolumbeka Project presents A Day of Remembrance A gathering to commemorate and honor the 341st anniversary of the May 19, 1676 Great Falls Massacre. The day will include recounting of the early Native American history, musical offerings, ample time for walking the area and reflecting on its past, videos, power point presentation, radio documentary, and more. At 1pm, Ceremony with Tom Beck, Medicine Man and Ceremonial Leader of the Nulhegan Coosak Band of the Abenaki. Additional guests and presentations are planned for the day so stay updated at nolumbekaproject.org. Co-sponsored by the Nolumbeka Project and DCR.
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